- Publisher: Waterford Press
- Format: Paperback | 12 pages
- Dimensions: 152mm x 193mm x 3mm | 32g
- Publication date: 1 November 2003
- ISBN 10: 1583552081
- ISBN 13: 9781583552087
- Edition statement: First.
- Sales rank: 1,229,859
Desert flora have adapted to the extremes of heat and aridity, much like desert animals. The seasonal visitor or year round resident will find Southwestern Desert Plants to be the perfect pocket-sized, folding guide to familiar trees, shrubs, cacti and wildflowers. Richly detailed illustrations highlight over 140 familiar species found in the southwestern desert region. Created and printed in the USA, this guide was updated in 2012 with a new cover design and a back panel map highlighting prominent botanical sanctuaries. Durable and lightweight, it conveniently folds to fit into a pocket when you want to reach for your water bottle, camera or binoculars. This is the one to take on your next Southwestern desert adventure!
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James Kavanagh has written over 450 pocket guides to nature, travel, science and languages that have sold over 4.5 million copies worldwide.
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Southwestern Desert Plants, An Introduction to Familiar Species, is a must-have, reference guide for beginners and experts alike. Whether you're on a nature hike or in your own backyard, you'll want to take along a copy of this indispensable guide. The Pocket Naturalist series is an introduction to common plants and animals and natural phenomena. Each pocket-sized, folding guide highlights up to 150 species and most feature a map highlighting prominent sanctuaries and outstanding natural attractions. Each is laminated for durability.